...combining Jan Garbarek's crystalline sound with a handful of East Bay grease.
For his fifth recording as a leader, San Francisco Bay-Area saxophonist Dann Zinn presents his stellar quartet in a performance of nine new original compositions along with a moving version of the classic ballad, "Blame It On My Youth." With Taylor Eigsti on piano, bassist Zach Ostroff and Mark Ferber on drums, Zinn's playing is energetic, virtuosic, and passionate. Recorded in the final weeks of the legendary Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, CA, the band captured the sounds and clarity of the studio along with the passionate energy the group brings to a live gig, creating a listening experience that "exemplifies Zinn's gift for marrying eminently memorable themes to entrancing rhythms." "Dann Zinn is a game changer who is taking jazz in new directions." - Stanford Jazz.
1 Day Of Reckoning 6:58
2 Longing 7:36
3 Continental Divide 7:13
4 Blame It On My Youth 7:09
5 Brave New World 7:15
6 Family Reunion 6:03
7 Infinity Road 4:52
8 The Journey Home 7:34
9 Don't Look Back 4:24
10 Time's Up 5:08
All music composed by Dann Zinn (BMI), except: Oscar Levant and Edward Heyman (UMPG)
Dann Zinn - Tenor, Soprano Saxophone, Wood Flute
Taylor Eigsti - Piano
Zach Ostroff - Bass
Mark Ferber - Drums
Produced by Dann Zinn
Recorded by Dan Feiszli at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley CA.
June 18-19, 2018
Mixed by Dan Feiszli at What's For Lunch? Recording, El Cerrito, Ca
Mastered by Ken Lee at Ken Lee Mastering
Photos by Aleeza Zinn
Cover design & layout by John Bishop
Midwest Record (Chris Spector)
Recorded as a farewell to Fantasy Studios, sax man Zinn and his pals recorded pretty much live off the floor capturing their vibes as well as the sounds that passed through those doors (even if some of them were recorded by Van Gelder on the other side of the country). These originals are all about energy and heart, both of which are delivered by ...